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2 October 2014 - Balfour disposal still exceeds expectations

Contractor Balfour Beatty has made its first PPP disposal since it reviewed its portfolio – but the sale still exceeded expectations by over £13m. Read more...

2 October 2014 - Hospital PFI buyout completed

The £114m loan to pay off the Hexham hospital PFI contract has now gone through. Read more...

2 October 2014 - Greece issues fish market PPP

A tender has been issued to develop the new Central Fish Market in Athens under a PPP model. Read more...

1 October 2014 - Three into Legal 500 top tier

Three firms have pushed into the top tier of the Legal 500’s infrastructure sector, which now includes PFI and PPP. Read more...

1 October 2014 - Treasury unveils new cost programme

New initiative to replace cost review; new chair for Infrastructure Client Group that will support programme Read more...

1 October 2014 - Report due on Mumbai bullet train

The Indian government has announced the value of the proposed Mumbai bullet train PPP and confirmed that an interim report on the deal will be issued within a month. Read more...

1 October 2014 - Egypt to issue new PPPs

The Egyptian government is poised to announce a host of new infrastructure projects, which are to include a series of PPP deals. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Four in for Philippines LRT

Four teams have already expressed their interest in the Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) PPP project – well ahead of the November deadline. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Planning agreed for South Shields regen

The first phase of the £100m South Shields regeneration scheme has been given the go-ahead by South Tyneside Council’s planning committee. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Flint regen plan launched

Flintshire County Council is seeking a private sector partner to develop and potentially part fund the regeneration of Flint. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Bulgarian roads ‘need private cash’

Up to €32m is urgently needed for road infrastructure in Bulgaria, which could come from private investment. Read more...

30 September 2014 - German hospital signs

Financial close has been achieved on the Schleswig-Holstein University Hospital in Germany. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Allcock leaves Nationwide

Former head of project finance at Nationwide Jeremy Allcock has left the organisation to become the head of infrastructure debt at an insurer. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Commercial close for Aussie East West Link

The Victorian government has signed the contract with the preferred bidder for Melbourne’s East West Link road project – despite a last-ditch legal challenge. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Hampshire regen scheme launched

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is seeking a regeneration partner for a waterfront redevelopment in Hampshire. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Tories pledge 100,000 new homes

A Conservative government will build 100,000 new homes on brownfield land if the party wins the next election, prime minister David Cameron has said. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Philippines province backs PPPs

A province in the Philippines has given its support to laws that will allow the region to implement its own PPP schemes. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Slovakia seeks health PPP advisers

The Slovak Ministry of Health has issued a tender for legal, financial and technical advisers for a hospital PPP Read more...

29 September 2014 - Bellrock adds to team

Facilities management firm Bellrock has appointed new bid and sales directors as it strengthens its commercial team. Read more...

29 September 2014 - New chairman for FCC Construction

FCC Construction has appointed a new chairman following the retirement of Fernando Moreno. Read more...

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League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3230 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Allen & Overy 1407 mill
4 Pinsent Masons 1216 mill
5 Ashurst 944 mill